The merchandise we buy is delivered to our warehouses on trucks (36 % being delivered by container). The total volume represents the equivalent of 2,072 20-foot containers. We have 99,019 m² of storage area, with a capacity of 108,936 pallets. There are 224 forklift trucks coming from 3 hand-picked manufacturers. We keep 78,380 items in stock. Our team of 166 warehousemen have prepared and shipped 506,183 orders coming from 3,240,029 product lines. Our customers’ purchasing processes are computerised: their orders are integrated into their system and then sent to us primarily by digital data exchange. 35.9% of our orders are now processed by EDI, character recognition and our commercial websites, thus reducing manual entry.
Average turnover per order is 895 euros; 3,024 tonnes or 60 millions of products have been sold!
Each of our subsidiaries has a single storage centre from whence they ship their orders to their customers in France, Europe and Africa.